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Visual Basic: A Beginner's Tutorial by Jayden Ky

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Chapter 15

Windows Presentation Foundation

Thus far, all examples in the previous chapters have been built as console applications. There is another type of application that appeals to many people, the desktop application. It’s now time to unwrap Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), the technology for developing desktop application.

This chapter introduces WPF and builds a couple of simple applications. Note that what is covered in this chapter is only the tip of iceberg of what you can do with WPF. If you’re interested to learn more about this technology, you should get a book that specializes in WPF and visit http://windowsclient.net, the official Microsoft WPF and Windows Forms site.

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